Arab Gas Pipeline (63)


Stroytransgaz is finalizing discussions with the Syrian Government to build a gas processing plant in the central area, according to sources close to the company.


Works on the first phase of the Syrian section of the Arab Gas Pipeline are moving on schedule according to officials from the Syrian Gas Company


The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has granted Syria a loan to part-finance the stretch of the Arab Gas Pipeline that is going through its territory.

The Islamic Development Bank has accepted to part-finance the building of the third phase of the Arab Gas Pipeline that will run from the Jordanian border to the city of Homs.

The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has accepted to finance the third phase of the Arab Gas Pipeline that will run from the Syrian-Jordanian border to the city of Homs.


Egypt and Turkey have signed a memorandum of understanding on the marketing of the Egyptian gas that will be supplied to Turkey after the Arab regional gas pipeline is completed.


Syria is engaged in negotiations with French, Chinese and Russian firms for oil projects worth USD 4.4 billion, Abdallah Dardari, Syria’s deputy PM for economic affairs, said during a conference in Manama.

A subsidiary of giant Russian company Gazprom won a tender to build the third part of the Arab Gas Pipeline that will ship gas from Egypt across Jordan to Syria and Turkey.
The supply of Syrian gas to Lebanon, due to begin in June has been delayed.
Gas production is taking an increasing role in Syria's energy policy. More gas reserves are found while the development of the Syrian part of the Arab Gas Pipeline has been Okayed.
The Heads of Government of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt signed in Amman on 25 January an agreement to build the second phase of the Arab Gas pipeline that will ultimately link their four countries.
After the award by Lebanon, of the contract to build the Lebanon side of the Syrian-Lebanese gas pipeline, Syria is expected to start pumping gas to its neighbour before the end of the year.
Ibrahim Haddad, Syria's minister of oil and mineral resources, was early November in Cyprus to push forward Syria's bid to supply Cyprus with its energy needs.